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Kasey Chambers (born 4 June 1976) is an Australian alternative country singer-songwriter. She is the daughter of steel guitar player Bill Chambers, and the sister of musician and producer Nash Chambers.
In 1986, the family formed the Dead Ringer Band with Bill and Diane as the initial members and Kasey and Nash joining the band a year later. By 1992, the band had become full time musicians with Bill Chambers writing many of the band's songs. Bill Chambers wrote a song for Slim Dusty called "Things Just Aren't the Same on the Land" in 1992 which won the "Song of the Year" in the Country Music Awards. Their first album "Red Desert Sky" was released in 1993 on the independent Import Records label.
The Dead Ringer Band signed with EMI shortly after and released their second album "Home Fires" in 1995. It contained the single "Australian Son" which topped the Australian country charts and won an Australian ARIA award for Country song of the year in 1996. The band won a Golden Guitar Award at the Tamworth Country Music Festival for "Band of the Year" in 1995 and a Mo Award for best country music group a year later.
The band released Living in the Circle in 1997 and Hopeville in 1998. However, the Dead Ringer Band broke up in 1998 when Bill and Diane Chambers separated with Diane moving to Norfolk Island. The Dead Ringer band collectively earned two ARIA awards and seven Golden Guitars during their career. To date Kasey Chambers has sold amlost 1.2 million records
The band became the inspiration for other family bands, such as The Lees.
She currently lives in Copacabana on the NSW central coast.